Tag Archives: Antivirus

McAfee patches vulnerability in antivirus products

[German]McAfee had to patch a Local Privlege Escalation (LPE) vulnerability in all editions of its antivirus software for Windows, allowing potential attackers to gain SYSTEM privileges. Advertising

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XSS Vulnerability in AVAST Antivirus

[German]An XSS vulnerability has been found in the desktop version of AVAST Antivirus for Windows. An attacker could have attacked a system using manipulated WLAN SSID names. Advertising

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Trend Micro WFBS 10.0 SP1: Patch Build 2179 with fixes

[German]A brief addendum. Trend Micro has released a ‘bug fix’ patch with build 2179 for its Worry Free Business Security version 10.0 Service Pack 1 on November 5, 2019. Advertising

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Trend Micro WFBS 10.0 SP1: Patch Build 2178

[German]Just a brief information; Trend Micro has removed the patch build 2178 for its Worry Free Business Security (TM WFBS) version 10.0 Service Pack 1 from it’s website. Advertising

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Trend Micro WFBS 10.0 SP1: Patch Build 2178 reports Spyware

[German]A brief addendum to Trend Micro WFBS 10.0 SP1: Patch Build 2178. It looks like this patch is causing some minor issues. Several readers reported, that suddenly a spyware infection is reported on the clients during the scan. Advertising

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Trend Micro WFBS 10.0 SP1: Patch Build 2178 released

[German]Trend Micro has released a patch with build 2178 for its Worry Free Business Security version 10.0 Service Pack 1 on October 26, 2019. This patch is supposed to close a 0-day vulnerability in the web console. Advertising

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Symantec Antivirus crashes Google Chrome 78

[German]Yesterday Google released the Chrome browser version 78 (see Chrome 78 released). Users who have Symantec Antivirus or Endpoint Protection installed got a nasty surprise. Symantec Antivirus crashes browser tabs. The Microsoft Edge browser version 78, which is based on … Continue reading

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Security: Avira Optimizer allows privilege escalation

[German]Users of the virus protection solution receive the Avira Optimizer installed in newer versions. Up to the version before 1.2.0.367, this contains a vulnerability that allows privileges escalation. The Avira developers have now fixed this vulnerability with the version mentioned … Continue reading

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New in Windows Defender and MS Security Essentials (July 31, 2019)

[German]Today a brief overview of what happened at Microsoft at the end of July 2019 with regard to Windows Defender and Microsoft Security Essentials as well as Advanced Thread Protection (ATP). Microsoft released, for instance, a ”Security Intelligence – Update … Continue reading

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McAfee Endpoint Security blocks Windows login

[German]Users of McAfee Endpoint Security 10.2 and earlier may have another issue. Endpoint Security blocks Windows logon. McAfee has confirmed that issue since a few days and provides workaround and fixes.  Advertising

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